Seeking an experienced electrical, instrument, and controls technician to join the maintenance group in Holcomb, KS!
In this position at Holcomb Station, our 394-megawatt coal-fired generating unit, you’ll receive hands-on training and advancement opportunities while working with electrical equipment in a heavy industrial environment. You’ll learn from a highly skilled and experienced group of EIC Technicians and provide electrical troubleshooting and repair responsibility to our generation equipment and plant ancillary equipment. Install, troubleshoot, calibrate, maintain, test, tune, and repair complex electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic equipment, recorders, and programmable logic controllers.


Gain experience at an electric utility and work at all of Sunflower’s generation facilities.
Enhance your troubleshooting, problem solving, and repair skills.
Be part of a team who is dedicated, inviting, and knowledgeable.
Receive outstanding benefits including a company funded pension and low health insurance premiums.

Many Sunflower positions are part of a training program, which requires employees to promote through the department levels upon completion of on the job and computer based training and testing. This position ranges from EIC Technician I ($39.91) through a Senior EIC Technician ($51.66). Employees in the training program have nine months to progress through each level.


Two year post high school technical certification in industrial electric or instrument and controls and four years progressively responsible industrial electric or instrument and controls experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of troubleshooting programmable logic controllers, distributed control systems, and variable frequency drives. Must be able to understand their components and functions.
Successful completion of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Power Plant Maintenance Selection System (MASS) Test.
Refer to the Responsibility Outline for a complete list of qualifications.

EEI Testing:

We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage candidates to review all the information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests, available here: https://secure.eei.org/eeitests/onlineproducts/Login.aspx.

The username and password are both sunflower. Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It’s important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

Note: EEI does not allow access to the actual tests. Testing sessions are held at various locations.

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.